Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer
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Date: Nov 14, 2018
Location:Sylmar, CA, US
Company: Dover Corporation
At Anthony, a Dover Company, we are a team, and every team member contributes to our vision: To enhance people's lives through safe and efficient merchandising technologies. For over 60 years, our products have been part of the critical path of the food chain that starts with the farm and ends with your family consuming fresh, safe and healthy foods. We are leading our industry by Innovating What's Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe.
As food delivery and technology converge, now more than ever, each employee at Anthony is a critical link in the chain that allows food to successfully reach consumers every day. New ideas and new innovations are fueling Anthony's future. We seek individuals who are positive, accountable, results driven and great managers of self to join us in the quest for innovation. Anthony offers a blend of a small company atmosphere with the benefits of large company scale, tools, and career opportunities. We are committed to recruit, develop and retain top talent - join our team today!
Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt/Fulltime
Location: Sylmar, CA
Department: Lean Manufacturing
Reports To: Lean Manufacturing Manager
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Position Summary:
This position is responsible for optimizing manufacturing processes in an assigned area(s) of responsibility while improving safety, quality, and productivity methods and actively contributing to achieve key performance indicators of the assigned area(s) and company goals. This position will identify process improvement opportunities using lean manufacturing methods, six sigma, and other problem solving tools, and will drive continuous improvement activities as required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee all technical aspects of assigned manufacturing processes to ensure most efficient and productive performance, and adherence to procedures and quality standards.
Evaluates, recommends, and implements change to current manufacturing processes for higher productivity by analyzing process, production, machine capacity/capability, labor standards, material cost, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements.
Evaluate and develop innovative and pragmatic solutions to manufacturing problems through the use of advanced manufacturing principles and techniques.
Provide accurate and timely project progress and results tracking.
Develop standard work, and work instructions to communicate manufacturing requirements to production personnel.
Design and prepare concept drawings and implement new equipment, prototypes or modifications to existing equipment
Coordinate and support new product introduction, and line extensions.
Evaluates capital equipment needs, prepare business case and commission.
Analyze and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
Refines and enhances products and process by applying continuous improvements and lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to critical or high-impact areas of production.
Assure product and process quality by design testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements.
Determines root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g. design of experiment, statistical process control) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.
Lead advanced problem-solving teams as assigned.
Participate and lead projects involving cost savings related to manufacturing process improvement.
Assist with troubleshooting manufacturing equipment issues.
Assist department supervision with process training
May assign work, through respective management level, to drafters, technicians, technical writers and machine shop personnel as required.
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in engineering, mechanical, industrial or electrical
Minimum of 4 years in fast paced plant/manufacturing operations including engineering experience with implementing and design manufacturing
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Computer Skills:
Intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills in with AutoCAD R13.
Working knowledge of lean techniques and the ability to lead a lean event;
Intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Ability to design tooling to scale and convert CAD file to various to communicate with other programs;
Mathematical Abilities:
Experience with statistical analysis tools (DOE and SPC)
Analytical or Reasoning Abilities:
Statistical aptitude, strong quantitative and analytical skills.
Strong problem-solving skills
Communication Skills: (Writing, Foreign Language, Reasoning)
Excellent communication skills, including presentation skills, with proven ability to effectively communicate and influence across functions and at all levels of the organization.
Spanish language skills preferred
Other Skills (Technical, or Other special knowledge and abilities)
Strong project management skills.
Experience with plant automation (PLC, Motion Control, VFDs) and MES a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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